Tender, sweet peaches bring a delicious twist to this classic comfort dessert. Substitute an equal amount of fresh peaches for the frozen if they're in season. Serve warm, with softly whipped cream or vanilla ice cream if desired.
- Portion size 10 servings
- Credits : Canadian Living Magazine: November 2012
- 8 slices French bread
- 3 tablespoons butter softened
- 3 cups thawed frozen sliced peaches halved crosswise
- 2 cups milk
- 2/3 cups granulated sugar
- 1/2 cup 10% cream
- 3 eggs
- 1 tablespoon vanilla
- 1 tablespoon icing sugar
MethodSpread both sides of bread slices with butter; tear into bite-size pieces. Toss with peaches; place in greased 8-inch (2 L) square baking dish.
Whisk together milk, sugar, cream, eggs and vanilla until smooth; pour over bread mixture, gently pressing to soak. Let stand for 5 minutes.
Bake in 350ºF (180ºC) oven until golden, puffed and custard is set, 50 to 60 minutes. Let cool for 10 minutes before serving. Dust with icing sugar.